Rubber Solutions: The Best Choice for Function and Safety in Military Gear and Equipment

The ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine has brought the importance of military equipment to the forefront of everyone's minds. The war has highlighted the critical role these items play in ensuring the safety and effectiveness of military operations. From armored vehicles to personal protect [...]

Top 3 Applications of Thermoset Rubber Molding in Manufacturing Medical Devices

Thermoset rubber molding is a manufacturing method that produces rubber or plastic products using one of several different processes. These include transfer molding, compression, and injection molding, which all work by using heat or chemical methods to shape soft rubber and then hardening it. Injec [...]

Join the Thriving Rubber Manufacturing Industry and Enjoy Benefits, Opportunities, and Advancement

Rubber manufacturing is an important industry vital to our economy. In creating products ranging from medical equipment to automotive parts, the sector provides jobs and long-term employment for over 750,000 Americans, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The rubber industry offers an excell [...]

Advances in Patient Transportation: Gurneys and Stretchers

Although the words “gurney” and “stretcher” are sometimes used interchangeably, they differ from each other. Stretchers are portable and tend to be used in emergency situations, such as on battlefields and in wilderness search-and-rescue operations. However, a gurney is fitted with wheels and can be [...]

The Importance of Color-Coded Equipment in Healthcare Environments

The burgeoning shortage of healthcare workers is a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic that threatens to hang around for some time. Medical staff working in these challenging environments need all the support they can get to maintain safe and effective care delivery for optimal patient outcomes. Im [...]

Top Benefits of Rotational Molding for Custom Medical Device Manufacturing

The U.S. medical device manufacturing market was valued at USD 176.7 billion in 2020 and is anticipated to achieve a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.0% by 2028. The rise in chronic diseases and the increasing geriatric population are key market drivers. This dynamic industry includes growth [...]

The Exciting History (and Future!) of PVC Medical Products

For many years, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) has been a material of choice for a number of critical medical applications. Some ways PVC medical products are used in healthcare include: endotracheal tubing and nasal cannulas, blood bags, oxygen, laryngeal and anesthetic masks, waterproof mattress covers, [...]

How Silicone Makes Wearable Healthcare Devices Comfortable for Patients

Wearable technology is any kind of electronic device designed to be worn on the user's body. Driven by consumers’ increased demand to monitor their own health and keep track of their own vital signs, the use of wearable healthcare devices has tripled in the last four years. The technology has woven [...]

Using Custom Foam Components in Medical Device Manufacturing

Foam is a versatile product that offers medical device manufacturers a wide range of options to include in their equipment designs. Engineers can use foam to absorb liquid, maintain seal integrity, filter the passage of air into and out of products, cushion, insulate, or support weight. Foam for med [...]

4 Top Benefits of Using Powder-Coated Hospital Beds in Healthcare

The first version of the modern hospital bed was introduced in 1874. It sported a built-in mattress pad that could be elevated, and medical teams widely welcomed this advancement. In 1909, the surgical department at Indiana University invented a hospital bed that could be segmented into three separa [...]

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